Bowel surgery

What is Bowel surgery?

Removal of part of the intestine. This includes the large and small intestine. This resection is called a colectomy.

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Following. bowel surgery 4 weeks ago inder epidural I still have numbness. down one leg. The anaesthetist said it may be from being in lithotomy...

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Hello there,

Thanks for writing in.

Your doctor might be right. Lithotomy position for a long duration is known to cause some amount of nerve injury...

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I had prolapsed bowel surgery 2?yrs. ago. I'm still fighting diarrhea, still have pain in the lower right side; mid belly and lower belly. it...

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Am really sorry to learn the state of affairs

As far as your symptoms are concerned I would suggest you take stool binding...

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On April 14 I had a hysterectomy followed by bowel surgery due to blood clot and major infection. I can not get rid of the pain in my bowels. I am...

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Read and reviewed your query and health concerns.
IN the given situation, You seems to suffer from-Ileus...

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